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Lights out for mercury bulbs in Washington?

Bill aims to stop sale of the general-use lights as recycling numbers drop

A road sign points toward the Whatcom County Disposal of Toxics Facility.
A road sign points toward the Whatcom County Disposal of Toxics Facility in Bellingham on Dec. 29, 2023. The facility collected the vast majority of mercury bulbs recycled in the county in 2022. (Finn Wendt/Cascadia Daily News)
By Isaac Stone Simonelli Enterprise/Investigations Reporter
Efforts are underway to pass legislation that would phase out the sale of general-use mercury light
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